By Ejike Ejike, Abuja –
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, declared yesterday that the Nigeria Police Force has curtailed the activities of high-class kidnap kingpins in the country.
Idris made the disclosure when a former Super Eagles Captain, Kanu Nwankwo, paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja.
He said the Force was also addressing cases of armed robbery, farmers/herdsmen clashes and cattle rustling.
The Police boss said that he had marshaled out strategies to check security challenges threatening the country.
“All we need and will continue to solicit for is the support of the citizenry in giving us adequate information and support to ensure security of lives and property”, he said.
He reiterated the Force’s commitment to provide Nigerians the best policing.
On sports, Idris said that the Police will continue to promote sports as a veritable tool for physical fitness of personnel and national development.
He noted that Nigeria had always relied on the Force to produce athletes for international competitions.
Idris added that the Force is committed to allocating a percentage of its personnel to sports to make the country great.
On his part, Kanu promised to partner with the Force to contribute his quota towards national development and enhanced service delivery.
“I will like to be part of any police programme to contribute my quota to national development”, he said